Support students through COVID-19

Many of our students are in need; the part-time and casual work they rely on to pay for rent and necessities has disappeared as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. QUT has directed additional funds towards the Emergency Student Fund to provide immediate support to eligible students in need.

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Reasons to give to the Learning Potential Fund

100% of your gift goes directly to the Fund

QUT matches all donations dollar for dollar

51% of recipients are first in family to attend university

Scholarships for students in financial need

The Learning Potential Fund supports students experiencing financial hardship to attend and remain at university. Each year, more than 2000 students benefit from the generosity of donors.

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30 Jun 2020

Tom’s lasting legacy – the gift of education

After a distinguished career focused on improving mathematics education, Emeritus Professor Tom Cooper passed away recently and will be remembered for his passion for improving mathematics teaching and learning in schools, as a visionary educator and researcher, and as a long-time staff donor for QUT’s Learning Potential Fund.

15 Jun 2020

QUT staff dig deep to help student emergency fund

Generous QUT staff and supporters have donated more than $122,000 to the QUT Emergency Student Support Fund over the past three months to help students who are struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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